RTI Endowed Professorships
By awarding RTI endowed professorships, research structures and competencies at Lower Austrian locations of colleges and universities are strengthened and specific research topics are sustainably established in the fields of action of the RTI Strategy Lower Austria 2027.
The funding of endowed professorships serves to establish and expand critical factors in specific research fields. The goal is to promote outstanding research, increase the international visibility of research groups and improve the profile of Lower Austria as an RTI hub. Inter-institutional cooperation is strengthened and the linking of science and research to economic and social issues is supported. In addition, tertiary education in the relevant subject area will be further developed and teaching expanded in order to contribute to increasing the number of graduates in the long term.